“Change is the law of life; those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.”
—John Fitzgerald Kennedy—
An astute business sales professional, expert in building strategic relationships, negotiating win-win outcomes, and creating a line-of-sight between tomorrow’s business successes of products and markets. Traveled for business, ethical, forward-thinking and industry analytical. The expertise honed in evaluating the vast marketing and sales options.
Ability to translate complex concepts into understandable relevant information for all individuals and parties. A team player with experience in consulting with customers, clients, general managers, business owners and ancillary personnel. Practical sales background, executing projects and plans that deliver corporate results and bottom-line profitability. The ability to make major contributions to sales performance and team almost immediately.
computer and technology Microsoft Word. 2020 Kitchen bath design programming.
Internet and e-mail savvy.
Willing for Travel and Relocate
Sales professional with exceptional communication, training, analytical, people and department management skills. Contributed to effectiveness in driving sales and profitability initiatives. Prepares sales cost estimates for manufacturing of products, sales projects, or services requested by clients. Aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or services for specific needs. Determines equipment requirements for client.
Utilize knowledge of products to be manufactured, services to be performed, or type of payments structure for client. A combination of selling and product “know-how.” Direct related training on ethical sales practices.
Itemize equipment or services to be manufactured by company or purchased from outside sources. Computes cost estimates for materials, purchased equipment, subcontracted work, production activities and requirements, and labor for client and management.
Successful sales leadership in start-up and territory expansion situations. Consistently achieve top ranked performance in every position by bringing revenues and profits to new heights. Expert in consultative selling to executives and translating technical solutions into compelling investment opportunities. Strong national account management skills, practiced in transforming vendor/customer relations to that of a valued business partner. Excellent interpersonal skills, able to build and sustain effective customer and partner relationships.
Midwest Packaging, Minneapolis, MN
Owner and Operator: 1985—2005
Industrial packaging sales representative, barrier film, corrugated packaging for the following customers and clients: Cargill, Con-Agra, Delta Plastics, International Paper Company, and Liberty Carton Company. Winpeck, Graco, Borden Foods, AEP Industries and International Multifoods. Indirectly with Hormel Foods and General Foods.
Century College Coursework, St. Paul, MN
Full-time Student: 2006
Day Trader, Bayport, MN
Midwest Sound, Minneapolis, MN
Sound Production: 2009—2010
The Power Chair Scooter Store, Forest Lake, MN
Sales Representative: 2011—Present
Polaris, Osceola, WI
Production Contractor: Present
Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN 1982
Bachelor of Arts in Ministry: minor in Social Science
Century College, Maplewood, MN 2006
Kitchen and Bath Design Program